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Jacques Sarraf on Lebanon-Russia: “We need to establish strategic relations”

ByTheEast: How old are the bounds between Lebanon and Russia?  Jacques Sarraf: The first contact between Russia and the Lebanese population dates back to the reign of Tsar Ivan IV, who decided to support the...
AIIB, Lebanon, Membership

AIIB approves Lebanon’s membership application

In the most recent development, Lebanon finds place in the “Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank”, as a new “prospective” AIIB member. The membership application given by the Republic of Lebanon has been accepted by the “Asian...
Iran, China, relations,

Iran-China relations likely to expand in near future

With U.S. President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the 2015 landmark nuclear accord with Iran that was brought about by his predecessor Barrack Obama, Iran’s Foreign Minister along with Javad Zarif, one...